Harold Swanton Scholarship

This scholarship was made possible through a generous bequest from the late Harold Swanton, who was born in 1912 and completed his Bachelor of Civil Engineering at the University of Melbourne in 1937. Mr Swanton was a regular attendee at alumni events and showed an active interest in the Melbourne School of Engineering until he passed away in 2015.


To be awarded to female students commencing in any of the following degrees who are experiencing financial hardship:

  • Master of Energy Systems
  • Master of Engineering Management
  • Master of Engineering Structures
  • Master of Environmental Engineering

Selection criteria

Applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

  • Financial need
  • Strength of a personal statement
  • Academic merit


2020 applications open Monday 3 August – Wednesday 26 August.

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